TM1644 : Isaacs, The Waterfront
taken 6 years ago, near to Ipswich, Suffolk, Great Britain
Ipswich Docks :: TM1643
The Ipswich Dock, (also the waterfront, Ipswich wet dock and the wet dock,) is the area of land around the dock in the town of Ipswich at a bend of the River Orwell which has been used for trade since at least the 8th Century. A wet dock was constructed in 1842 which was 'the biggest enclosed dock in the kingdom' at the time. A major regeneration of the area has taken place since 1999.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.
In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.
There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.
In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.
In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)
…read more at wikipedia Link
A malt house or maltings was a building used for the malting of barley for the brewing of beer.
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- Grid Square
- TM1644, 1004 images (more nearby )
- N Chadwick (find more nearby)
- Image classification?
- Date Taken
- Sunday, 18 September, 2011 (more nearby)
- Friday, 9 March, 2012
- Geographical Context
- Subject Location
OSGB36: TM 1685 4408 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.1593N 1:9.6809E
- Camera Location
- OSGB36: TM 1684 4407
- View Direction
- East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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